end·game | \ ˈen(d)-ˌgām \Definition of endgame: the stage of a chess game after major reduction of forcesalso: the final stage of some action or processSource: http://www.merriam-webster.com There was a time I naively considered my headphone endgame to be the Beyerdynamic DT-880 and to be very sincere, if not a bit romantic, these venerable cans … Continue reading The headphone endgame is a lie.
Hyp0xia29 is someone I respect a lot even without personally knowing him. His impressive knowledge on headphones is something all enthusiasts should strive to achieve and his headphone collection is second to none. For a subjective headphone enthusiast he can be rather objective on his reviews. As audiophiles go he's the real deal and I … Continue reading Audio Enthusiasts – Hyp0xia29.
In the past, I complained about people making blogs just to receive free samples from audiophile stores. Well, enthusiasts like yours truly are also approached by stores and if some reviewing rules are meet it's possible for me to review gear without the monetary bias. I will be fair and admit some politeness will always … Continue reading My rules to review free or discounted samples of gear.
Some time ago a reviewer who shall not be named started complaining that KZ lied about their (at the time of release) flagship ZS5. After he disassembled the IEM shell (probably with a hammer looking at the awful job he did) the reviewer found that the BA driver was not inside or directed at the … Continue reading The KZ ZS5 Balanced Armature drama.
If you dedicate enough time to this hobby you'll sooner or later ask for advice about a headphone you never had the chance to hear. Inexperienced hobbyists will try to help because everyone likes to help and you'll probably buy a product only to find out it doesn't really have the sound signature, comfort or practical utility you needed … Continue reading Things to consider when receiving advice for buying headphones.